The most popular siding material used in the U.S., vinyl siding offers so many benefits on top of protecting our home from outside elements. It can secure your home, increase your energy efficiency and improve overall curb appeal.
Below are the top reasons why vinyl is the ideal siding material for your house projects:
Vinyl is designed to withstand weather lik rainfall, hail, ice, snow, strong winds and heat. Good quality vinyl also resists moisture to prevent rot, mold, weathering and disintegration. Unlike other siding materials, vinyl pieces are loosely screwed, overlapping each other to allow for expansion and contraction of the material. It also lasts up to 15 years when properly cared for and repaired. Not only that, it is flexible enough to absorb impact and resist flames.
Vinyl siding is a very inexpensive option compared to other siding materials, such as wood, cedar and brick, which are costs more per square foot. Vinyl materials can also be designed to look similar to wood siding to achieve that artistic and vintage feel that you want for your home at a lower price.
Vinyl only requires occasional washing to remove dirt and mold. Unlike cedar that needs to be repainted or wood siding that is prone to cracking and insect infestation, vinyl siding is resistant to color-fading. It’s also easy to clean.
Vinyl siding keeps heat from escaping the walls. Insulated vinyl siding is installed between wall studs to increase heat gain, providing more warmth inside the home, especially during winter. This resistance also makes homes cooler in summer, thus saving more energy.
Want something out of the ordinary? Vinyl siding can accommodate that. It comes in different shapes, sizes and designs. It doesn’t need any coating like wood does.
Vinyl materials are typically light in weight compared to cement, brick or wood, thus making it simple for transport and installation.
Vinyl uses less energy and water to be produced compared to creating brick and mortar.
The Carpenter’s Touch has been providing excellent renovation and siding installation options to homeowners for years. To learn more about your siding options, call us at (973) 994-1085 today.